26.1001 Adoption of code-Exceptions.
The Uniform Building Code, Short Form, 1964 Edition, Volume I, as approved by the International Conference of Building Officials, is hereby adopted and shall have full force and effect of law in American Samoa, with the following exceptions:
(a) Section 201 of the Uniform Building Code is amended to read as follows:
“Section 201—There is hereby established in the Territory of American Samoa, the ‘Building Department’, which shall be under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works. The Governor shall appoint a building official who shall be charged with administration and en-forcement of this Code”.
(b) The term “Governor” shall be substituted for the terms “city council” and “mayor” where they appear in Chapter 2 of the Code, and the term “city” as defined in Section 404 of the Code is amended to read as follows:
“city , as used in this Code, is the Territory of American Samoa”.
(c) Table No. 3-A—Building Permit Fees of the Uniform Building Code, is amended to read as follows:
Total Valuation Fee
$100 or less No fee $100, to and including $2,000 $ 2.00 More than $2,000, to and including $10,000 5.00 Each additional $1 ,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000 2.00 Each additional $1 ,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000 1.00 Each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, more than $50,000 0.50 Any agricultural structure and Samoan fales No fee
(d) Table No. 25-A—Available square feet per occupant of the Uniform Building Code, is amended by deleting the figure “300” in the square feet per occupant column which applies to dwelling and substituting therefor the figure, “100”.
(e) The term “one year” shall be substituted for the term “60 days” where it appears in the first sentence of subsection (d) of Section 302 of the Code.History: 1962, PL, 7-26; 1966, PL, 9-34; 1969, PL, 11-48; 1969, PL, 11-50.